California Gov. Gavin Newsom has proposed a “total transformation” of public schools in America’s largest state that would offer pre-kindergarten to all 4-year-olds, open up college savings accounts for low-income students and provide universal aftercare at schools in disadvantaged communities.
California Gov. Gavin Newsom’s proposal to give money back to taxpayers is rooted in a 1979 spending law that requires the government to give money to the taxpayers once appropriations reach a certain limit.
Federal authorities say a Southern California woman has been arrested on criminal charges after she created fake home health care certifications leading to more than $6 million in fraudulent Medicare billings.
A former financial advisor from Chicago has been sentenced to 13 years in prison for swindling investors out of more than $5 million and using it for plane tickets, luxury hotel stays and other indulgences.
Republican lawmakers in Kansas have cut income taxes, lowered the age for carrying a concealed gun and tightened state election laws by overriding Democratic Gov. Laura Kelly’s vetoes of those measures.